Godzilla's visited some strange locales over the last half-century of Kaiju shenanigans, but now IDW Comics is taking him someplace entirely new: Hell itself.
When comic author Mark Andrew Smith (The Amazing Joy Buzzards) and artist James Stokoe (Orc Stain) completed their "minor league baseball team versus unspeakable cosmic horrors" graphic novel Sullivan's Sluggers, something downright criminal happened — barely any comic stores ordered the book.
Every time James Stokoe releases a new issue of Orc Stain, there ought to be an unofficial global holiday during which everyone across the planet takes the day off to admire the comic's gobsmacking line work. This insane fantasy warfare comic only comes out once in a while, but it's worth it and then some. Courtesy of…
Orc Stain and Wonton Soup creator James Stokoe turns his incredibly detailed eye on everyone's favorite wallcrawler, placing him far from the supervillain-filled streets of New York, and casting him as a masked soldier in the short comic "Spider 'Nam."
What tales were ensconced between the pages of 2010's best comics? Stories about psychic drugs, lunatic orcs, a lost Norse god, and a certain Toronto boy with relationship troubles.
There's a lot of interesting reads in your comic shop this week, such as reprints of classic Planetary crossovers, the return of Odin in Matt Fraction's Thor, the 100th issue of Fables, and much more!
James Stokoe, the author of the comic Orc Stain, has released 102 pages of his unpublished mutant wasteland comic Murderbullets for free online. The book's like Starship Troopers meets that scene in Akira in which Tetsuo becomes a giant tumor.
Anything that can be pitched in high concept terms as "Iron Chef meets John Carpenter's '70s comedy Dark Star" has, according to recent studies, a 99% chance of being almost unspeakably awesome. And James Stokoe's Wonton Soup, a 184-page graphic novel from Oni Press, doesn't let us down in that regard. Find out about…